St. Francis and All Creatures of Our God and King | Episode 48

This week, we’re talking about a hymn that was more recently revived by the David Crowder band, but actually goes way, way back. Our hymn for the week is All Creatures of Our God and King, but we’ll also be taking a look into the tumultuous, yet fascinating life and beliefs of its author, Saint …

Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee! | Episode 43

We decided that our next two episodes would be on a joyful theme, only to discover that by pure coincidence, both the songs are hymns which are frequently mistaken for Christmas songs. In this week’s episode, we talk about big fluffy dogs, Romantic era poetry, and pre-WW1 history – although Cara is trying her hardest …

Blessed Assurance: A Fanny Crosby Classic | Episode 41

We’ve mentioned the Queen of Gospel so many times, but this week we’re finally taking a look at one of Fanny Crosby’s best known hymns, Blessed Assurance. We’re going to talk about the incredible life of the hymnwriter herself, hear in her own words how Blessed Assurance came to be written, and we’ll be reminded …

Holy, Holy, Holy, Lord God Almighty | Episode 39

We’re revisiting the trinity this week as we talk about the classic trinitarian hymn, Holy Holy Holy. In this episode we learn about the short but impactful life of Reginald Heber, and discover where the wonderful themes of this song can be found in the Bible. We also touch on some of our thoughts about …

William Cowper and Depression (with Special Guest Regan B. King) | Episode 38

We have another special guest this week, though on a very different subject. In this week’s episode, we’re joined by Regan B. King to talk about the Bible’s view on depression; the life of the hymn writer, William Cowper; and songs Christians can sing to remind themselves of the great hope we have. We also …